Fyrdility

by Alexis Deveria

Archive for March, 2009

Apple’s extensions: Good or bad for the open web?

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Some interesting twittering earlier today on the subject of Apple actually being worse than Microsoft for the Open Web. Seems like quite a provocative statement to me, and a concept worth discussing.
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HTML5 Audio/Video elements supported in iPhone 3.0?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Audio/Video appear on iPhone OS 3.0 slide
There may be a better information source, but I just noticed a photo from the Gizmodo iPhone OS 3.0 coverage, which at the top right includes “Audio/Video tags“. Unless I’m very much mistaken, this refers to the HTML5 elements being supported in Safari!

This would be my #1 wish in my recent wish list, so if true and supported properly, it could be awesome.

border-radius for all!

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Screenshot of rounded corner generator

One of CSS3′s most popular features is border-radius. The ease of just being able to specify your rounded corners in CSS is very appealing compared to using JavaScript or a bunch of bloated HTML to accomplish a simple effect. So here I will describe a CSS-only method we can use today that works in all four major browsers. Sadly, this does not include Internet Explorer, so I will include an alternative solution for it too.

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What I’d like to see in the next Mobile Safari (iPod/iPhone)

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

iPod touch with Safari
Here’s a list of things I’d like to see webkit for Mobile Safari to support. The browser currently meets a lot of my web-app needs, but I want more! And yes, I could just write my own real apps, but I’d prefer a way for developers to make things without having to pay for the privilege to do so. So here’s what I’m looking for:
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